The National Discourse

A Possible 2018 Fight: The Supreme Court

November 29, 2017 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman Immigration and welfare reform will be issues likely discussed heading into next year’s midterm elections. Did anyone forget the possibility of another Supreme Court vacancy, which would unexpectedly cause another congressional fight? […]

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Build-a-Tax-Bill Workshop

November 28, 2017 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman In advance of an expected full Senate vote this week to overhaul today’s 74,608-page tax code, which includes lower tax rates, the Senate bill differs from the version passed earlier this month […]

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Mick Mulvaney Takes Charge

November 28, 2017 Alex Haney 0

This article has been updated. By Alex Haney On Monday, Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, took his place holding the reins, emerging victorious over his battle with rival […]

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James O’Keefe’s Embarrassment

November 28, 2017 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman From taking down the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) to exposing then-Maryland deputy attorney general Thiruvendran Vignarajah saying that “we should ban guns altogether, period,” to uncovering the bias […]

Asia

In Defense of the War in Afghanistan

November 27, 2017 Shep Gerszberg 0

By Shep Gerszberg The U.S.’s continued presence in Afghanistan has been maligned by critics of the Iraq war, the usual critics of U.S. interference abroad and multiple international observers culminating this past week with International […]

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(Mis)Managing the Miminum Wage

November 27, 2017 Alex Haney 0

By Alex Haney Last year, Seattle decided to enact a societal experiment: Ordinance 124960, § 45, 2015 codified into law a regulation that raised the minimum wage in the city from $9.47 per hour, above the […]